Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Bromus
Family: Poaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Grass & Restios
Group : Plant

SPECIES
catharticus
NOTES

An annual or weak perennial grass with unbranched culms. Leaf blade 12 mm wide, hairy or glabrous, flattened and sharply keeled. Leaf sheath keeled and ligule a membrane. A palatable grass from Europe, Australia and America. Planted as annual pasture. May become a weed.


AUTHORITY
Vahl
Sub Author
Conservation
Exotic
Habit
Tufted grass
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: An open, drooping panicle with flattened spikelets which have long pedicles
Colour: Green
Notes: The spikelets turn brown as they age
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Reddingsgras
Brome grass
Broncho grass
Orchard grass
Prairie grass
Beesgras
Rescue grass
Vandermerwegras
Wintergrass
Exotic
Habitat
NOTES: Generally found along the roadsides near the Woodlands fields
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Animal treatments
Unspecified use
Months
October
November
December
January
February
March
April
Synonyms for Species
Bromus unioloides
Bromus willdenowii



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